After weeks of rumors, it is now official that van Gaal's three-year contract with Manchester United will be cut short. The club was disappointed in the results and the team's fifth place finish in the Premier League this year was the final straw.
Real Madrid have added the UEFA Super Cup their trophy cabinet with a 2-1 victory over Manchester United in Skopje. Casemiro and Isco scored for the Spanish giants, who held on despite a Romelu Lukaku consolation.
Manchester United's former England captain Wayne Rooney has rejoined boyhood club Everton on a two-year deal. The 31-year-old spent 13 years at United, winning five Premier League titles and the Champions League.
After a disappointing season when they could only manage fifth in the Premier League, Manchester United have discarded coach Louis van Gaal with a year left on his contract. A successor was to be named "soon."
Jose Mourinho's men are the favorites going into the final, to be held at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. However, they will be facing the most talented young squad Ajax have produced in years.
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